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bird strike

An incident deemed to have occurred whenever a pilot reports a bird strike; aircraft maintenance personnel identify damage to an aircraft as having been caused by a bird strike; personnel on the ground report seeing an aircraft strike one or more birds; or bird remains, whether in whole or in part, are found on an airside pavement area or within 200 ft of a runway, unless another reason for the bird's death is identified.
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This has meant extra work for the 'bird scarers' whose job is to prevent bird strikes on aircraft.
Since birds hang out relatively close to the ground, the risk of bird strike is greatest at takeoff and landing - just when they're also most dangerous.
Aircraft are designed and built to withstand bird strikes and pilots undergo rigorous training to enable them to deal with eventualities like a bird strike," Stephen Landells told the Telegraph.
JEDDAH: A jet liner carrying 359 people was forced to make an emergency landing after a suspected bird strike left passengers shaken.
THE RULING THE court has ruled that bird strike is an 'extraordinary circumstance' as it is an event outside the carrier's control.
The court decided that bird strike is an "extraordinary circumstance" as it is an event outside the carrier's control.
s Pulselite Bird Strike Prevention System is an FAA-approved onboard solution proven to reduce bird strikes for commercial aviation.
Quoting a company spokesman, the paper said the aircraft returned as a precautionary measure following a suspected bird strike.
Bird strikes are a risk year round, but at no time is the mishap danger greater than on crisp fall days and nights.
Several bird strike incidents have been reported in recent years, including last September when an Emirates Airline was damaged while trying to land in Islamabad.
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Apparently without incident, more than 320 delegates from 19 countries, plus exhibitors, flocked to Montreal, Canada for the 15th annual North American Bird Strike Conference between September 15 and 17.